Teenagehood and it’s Challenges – by Okoro Onome

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         Teenage-hood is the state of being in ones teenage years and teenagers are individuals from the age of 13-19 and are mostly found in secondary schools. At teenage-hood, one is at the most difficult stage in life because it is where you become introduced to the outside world and learn new things. Therefore, because the brain is still fresh, one easily absorbs everything that he/she comes across. Teenagers find themselves involved in bad activities such as; drug abuse, joining gangs, and teenage pregnancy.                       Teenage-hood can be considered as the…

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My Dream for Nigeria – by Nancy Pepple

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My dream for Nigeria is a safe country.  A country where one is free to go wherever he or she wishes to go to and gather with friends without the fear of being robbed: A Crime free country.          My dream for Nigeria is to have a country full of hardworking and honest people who will not be scared of saying what is right no matter whose horse is gored: A corruption free country. My dream for Nigeria is to have a country with people who will not sit back and…

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The Secret of the Great Riches – by Ejiro Umukoro

Great riches and wealth begins with the mind. The mind is a battle field. It is the instrument that gave birth to thoughts, ideas and innovations that changed our world today. Many great men understand this and use it wisely. Theoretically, every single innovation and idea began in the mind. The mind has so much power to create and destroy, to bring to life and to kill but we humans do not realize the extreme power given to us by God to be the master of our fates and controller…

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About our Montessori School

Montessori is a method of education that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning and collaborative play. In Montessori classrooms children make creative choices in their learning, while the classroom and the highly trained teacher offer age-appropriate activities to guide the process. Children work in groups and individually to discover and explore knowledge of the world and to develop their maximum potential. Montessori is a method of education that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning and collaborative play. In Montessori classrooms children make creative choices in their learning, while…

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Laurels Montessori Activities

What is it that makes an activity ‘Montessori’? The primary goal of the Montessori philosophy is: “Help me to do it myself.” This is why Montessori activities promote self-sufficiency, independence, critical thinking, and fine motor development. Most importantly, Montessori activities are tailored to children’s interests and developmental needs. 1. Follow the Child Montessori activities are self-motivated. Each child is free to follow their interests, choose their own work, and progress at their own pace. As Doctor Maria Montessori stated: “I have studied the child. I have taken what the child…

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Career Day – Montessori

Career Day has become an annual tradition at Laurels Montessori School. This day provides students with a dynamic and tangible experience that facilitates a connection between their academic pursuits and professional endeavors in the future. Additionally, Career Day provides a platform to develop meaningful and personal connections between our students, alumni, parents and friends.  Career Day is one way that The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning encourages students to explore their interests and passions as an extension of their academic program and in the process better understand themselves,…

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Cultural Display from our Sports Festival

It was a day of cultural display, affluence and colours during our Sports Festival last Saturday at NTA premises. Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies. Culture is considered a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies. Find images from the Cultural Display below:  

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